Caregiver and elderly woman on a bench

SVCOA Cares

The mission of the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) is to be a community force in creating and sustaining opportunities for elders and caregivers in our region to help assure that elders are able to maintain maximum independence and quality of life.

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“I feel the key ingredient to attaining a successful outcome is letting the client know they are in control and we are only here to help. Our goal is to set them up with the support services they need to remain home, happy, and as independent as possible.”

- Bridget Free, Bennington Data & Administrative Assistant

"When I returned home from the hospital, I wasn’t able to prepare meals. My Case Manager arranged for meals to be delivered to my home until I could manage for myself."

- Anne Nonymous

SVCOA News & Events

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging seeks Advisory Council members

Now is the time to start thinking about Fuel Assistance. Do you already receive 3SquaresVT? Are you also getting Fuel Assistance? Learn more here about how the 3SquaresVT program may be able to provide you with fuel assistance this winter!

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging would like to advise clients and community members of a number of calls from Medicare vendors or other third parties in our service area of Bennington and Rutland Counties, as well as in other areas of the state of Vermont.

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